Maria Eagle’s voting in Parliament
Maria Eagle is a Labour MP, and so on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.
However, Maria Eagle sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
Maria Eagle generally voted for university tuition fees, while most Labour MPs generally voted against.
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Maria Eagle occasionally rebelled against their party in this parliament
A recent study by the Oxford Internet Institute has shown a growing gap in broadband access between urban and rural communities, with 1.3 million people in rural Britain being excluded from high-speed broadband and a further 9.2 million having a poor connection. Will the Secretary of State tell the House by what date superfast broadband coverage will be universal?
I do not think that is good enough. The Secretary of State is letting the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and BT get away with a super-slow broadband roll-out in our remote rural areas. It seems she is too busy trying the bring back foxhunting, letting down our dairy farmers and allowing culling and pesticides to destroy our wildlife to do her job of championing rural areas across...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the findings on page 27 of the Airports Commission: final report, published 1 July 2015, what assessment he has made of the effect on compliance (a) with EU air quality limits and (b) of air quality receptors with 2030 air quality limits of a decision to build a third runway at Heathrow.
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Labour MP for Garston and Halewood
Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election
Also represented Liverpool, Garston
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Topics of interest
- Environment Food and Rural Affairs
- Department for Environment
- Food and Rural Affairs
- Work and Pensions
- Communities and Local Government
- Departmental Travel
- West Coast Railway Line: Franchises
- High Speed 2 Railway Line
- Departmental Public Transport
Currently held offices
- Shadow Secretary of State for Defence (since 14 Sep 2015)
Other offices held in the past
- Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (7 Oct 2013 to 14 Sep 2015)
- Shadow Secretary of State for Transport (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2013)
- Shadow Minister (Equalities Office) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Shadow Solicitor General (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
- Minister of State (Government Equalities Office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Minister of State (Ministry of Justice) (also in Government Equalities Office) (9 Jun 2009 to 6 May 2010)
- Parliamentary Secretary (Government Equalities office) (also in the Ministry of Justice) (5 Oct 2008 to 9 Jun 2009)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice (2 Jul 2007 to 9 Jun 2009)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Northern Ireland Office) (5 May 2006 to 28 Jun 2007)
- Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Education and Skills) (Children and Families) (10 May 2005 to 5 May 2006)
- The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (11 Jun 2001 to 10 May 2005)
- Member, Public Accounts Committee (25 Jul 1997 to 29 Nov 1999)
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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- Has spoken in 13 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
- Has received answers to 96 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
- Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
- Has voted in 71.23% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
- People have made 24 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
- This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
- 132 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Maria Eagle’s activity
- Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 602 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)
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